Title: COMPLETE COLLECTION , EDWARD STANFORD'S ...
Publisher: Edward Stanford, London.
Publication Date: 1879
Book Condition: Very Good
Authors: A.J.Foster, G.Phillips Bevan, Walter Rye, Edward Walford, Charles Cox, Arthur George Hill, R.N.Worth, J.E.Taylor, Walter H.Tregellas, Henry Irwin Jenkinson, George F.Chambers, Benjamin Clarke & William J.Loftie. 26 volumes, all published. 13 first editions, 16 free from book plates or previous owner's signatures. All have folding engraved maps facing the title pages (Devonshire South and North has two maps & two title pages). Very few maps have some minor splits at the folds. Occasional light foxing. 10.5 x 17 cm. Uniform original publisher's brown cloth bindings. Gilt titling to spines and upper covers (some volumes somewhat brighter than others); blind stamped borders to upper and lower boards (some corners bumped, occasional spotting and rubbing but overall in good condition). Foster authored Bedfordshire (1889, 1st edn.) & Hertfordshire (1896, 2nd edn.). Bevan wrote Surrey (1891, 4th), Kent (1887, 6th), Wye & District (1892, 1st), Hampshire (1881, 1st), West Riding Yorkshire (1894, 6th) & East & North Ridings Yorkshire (1891, 5th). Worth wrote Dorsetshire (1882, 1st), Worcestershire (1889, 1st), Warwickshire (1894, 1st), Somersetshire (1894, 5th), Gloucestershire (1888, 1st), Devonshire South & North (1886, 3rd), & Wiltshire (1887, 1st). Walford wrote Berkshire (1882, 1st) & Essex (1882, 1st). Rye wrote Norfolk (1885, 3rd). Cox, Derbyshire (1884, 2nd). Hill, Cambridgeshire (1882, 1st). Taylor, Suffolk (1887, 1st). Tregellas, Cornwall (No date, 3rd). Jenkinson, English Lakes (1892, 7th). Chambers, Sussex (1880, 2nd). Clarke, Channel Islands (1879, 1st). Loftie, Round About London (1880, 4th). Elegant, contemporary mahogany book stand, central supports and space below, in very good condition. Highly unusual complete set with beautiful presentation. Seller Inventory # 5189